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PlantFiles: Parrot Tulip
Tulipa 'Estella Rijnveld'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Estella Rijnveld

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Division 10 - Parrot

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative AmaryllisG On Mar 13, 2014, AmaryllisG from Thomasville, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

The first year one of the 12 flowered, second year none. Disappointed.

Positive saya On May 22, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

A very pretty tulip. Red/white flamed with tiny light green stripes/dots. Heavenly scented!

Neutral carolann On May 30, 2004, carolann from Auburn, NH wrote:

A bit of a fussy cultivar - bloomed only its first year.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garberville, California
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Maryville, Missouri
Polson, Montana
Auburn, New Hampshire
, Ontario
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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